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KIPP Student Support Director

  • Job Tracking ID: 512291-584694
  • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 26, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Club House Name: KIPP
  • Job Status: Full Time



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Job Description:

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) and KIPP San Francisco College Preparatory have a deep and meaningful partnership that started in 2013, the founding year of the high school. BGCSF’s services have been expanding alongside the growing student population and KIPP SF College Prep is now fully grown to include all four grades.

Together, the two programs ensure that students have strong academic instruction, wrap-around services and extracurricular activities. The goal is for every high school student at KIPP San Francisco College Prep to graduate from high school with the academic skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary for success in college and in the competitive world beyond.

BGCSF programming at KIPP focuses on three key areas: 

  • School connection
  • Student support
  • Non-academic skill-building

The Student Support Director position will primarily focus on two main programs: 1) Student Support program, working with a caseload of identified students on academic and behavioral support; 2) Life Skills programming, job readiness and positive decision making programs. The Student Support Director will also work closely with the KIPP/BGCSF Site Director and KIPP staff to identify programs and opportunities that will motivate students who need the most support.

This position is 32 hours per week during the school year calendar, with the option of working 6 -8 weeks at another BGCSF summer program. Hours will vary depending on programming and may include some evening and weekend work.

 

KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES):

 

Program Facilitation & Quality Control: 70%

 

  • Develop a Student Support program for KIPP students who need extra support. Meet with student mentees on a weekly basis, participate in parent meetings, be a liaison to teachers, support the student academically and connect students to non-academic life skills programming.
  • Meet with KIPP administration and teachers to discuss individual plans for mentees both in and out of the classroom.
  • Lead Life Skills programs. Develop and implement curriculum for Life Skills and coordinate speakers, career exposure field trips and other opportunities and experiences that will enrich and motivate youth.
  • Coordinate tutors through BGCSF Education Director.  Follow up with tutors on a regular basis and ensure they have consistent youth to work with.
  • Work with BGCSF Citywide Teen Services Director to ensure that all BGCSF programs are meeting proper requirements.
  • Support and mentor KIPP students who are involved in programming by checking grade progress and mentoring students during and after the school day.
  • Recruit and maintain a minimum of 15 students in each enrichment/mentorship program.
  • Safely transport students in Club vehicles or on public transportation as needed.

 

Administrative: 15%

 

  • Manage accurate and timely collection of attendance and participation data by accessing the Traxsolutions database on a daily/weekly basis; analyze the data for any inconsistencies or incomplete entries and cross referencing actual numbers to goals.
  • Maintain all snack and supper records and be the main contact for snack partnership.
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings for both the KIPP SF College Prep and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.
  • Track and meet all deadlines for report submissions.
  • Create and maintain a volunteer tracking system for members.
  • Communicate any programmatic, administrative, or data challenges/highlights to the Site Director.
  • Completion of any other duties deemed necessary by Site Director.
  • At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco and KIPP SF College Prep.
  • Recruit and promote students to the KIPP afterschool program and Clubhouses.

 

Collaborative Duties: 15%

 

  • Develop and maintain communication and positive relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Work in close collaboration with KIPP administrators and staff, parents and BGCSF Citywide Teens Services.
  • Provide program updates and progress reports to KIPP Site Director, school administrators, funders and other stakeholders.
  • Respond promptly and professionally to all program and information inquiries.
  • Promote program visibility within KIPP SF College Prep and BGCSF communities.
  • Facilitate the integration of KIPP students into Clubhouses and other departments of the organization/program.


SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

 

  • AA/AS or BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university or related work experience
  • At least two years of experience working with youth in a youth development setting, experience with case management preferred
  • Experience developing enrichment programs for high school aged youth in an afterschool setting
  • Experience working with teens and young adults, preferably students from traditionally underserved communities
  • Experience identifying needs and working with stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor a plan
  • Ability to drive, clean driving record
  • Proficient in working with Microsoft Office Suite and attendance data base systems
  • Ability to keep detailed records
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and successfully handle competing deadlines and priorities
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

 

KNOWLEDGE PREFERRED:

 

  • Class B license for operation of motor vehicles in order to transport youth members

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for events or moving from one Club to another.
  • Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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